The European Commission is taking new action to help Member States recover national treasures which have been unlawfully removed from their territory.
Social innovation can stimulate new business models addressing unmet social needs. Yesterday, José Manuel Durão Barroso awarded the first Social Innovation prizes for three ground-breaking ideas that seek new ways to create more and better jobs in Europe.
In a world facing an increased risk of natural and other disasters the new Copernicus programme will ensure the regular observation and monitoring of the atmosphere, oceans, and continental surfaces, providing reliable, validated and guaranteed information to support a broad range of environmental and security applications and decisions.
The European Commission welcomed today’s adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission proposal to make the internal market for pyrotechnic articles leaner.